Francine In Retirement
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Archive for the ‘Weekly Photo Challenge’ Category

CAUGHT UNAWARE

March 14, 2015

I searched through my  archives and found these photos for Cees Fun Foto Challenge: Catching People Unaware. Walking the streets of Times Square, you never know what you might see.  Enjoy. See what I found in the mining town of Jerome Arizona. Now back to my hometown on the streets of Pittsburgh, Pa. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

WALLS OF WATER

March 13, 2015

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE:  WALLS Below are some of man made walls of water that I have photographed over the past two or three years.  I hope you enjoy them. Waterfalls such a beautiful sight So peaceful and quiet The water shimmers as it falls Blue and clear Hear the whisper in the air As the water […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: ORANGE

March 7, 2015

The Color Orange The color of adventure and social communication The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to ‘gut reaction’ or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers […]

RULE OF THIRDS PORTRAITS

February 23, 2015

    My granddaughters are very precious in my life.  They don’t like me to photograph them, so when they give in and let me I get very excited. The above are a few of my favorites. If you are drawn to their eyes, then I have fulfilled the rule of thirds guidelines. BE ENCOURAGED! […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: SCALE

February 7, 2015

I searched through my archive of photos and came up with a few that I feel fit this weeks challenge. AMISH SCHOOL HOUSE & BUGGY   Not far from the hustle and bustle of city life live the Amish of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. These deeply religious people shun the conveniences of modern society to live […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: DEPTH

January 30, 2015

  DEPTH OF THE LOVE BIRDS “Love can take you from any depth and place you on the highest mountain.” ― Bryant McGill   BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED! WPC

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: EXPRESS YOURSELF

January 23, 2015

ROC  PITT MASCOT A wonderful portrait of self-expression is in the form of a school mascot.  They add levity, excitement and interest to a game or pep rallies.  Their job is to provide opportunities to excite the crowd and get everyone ready for cheering on their favorite team. They typically dance and do motions to […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: SHADOWED GRAND CANYON

January 12, 2015

SHADOWS IN LIFE “Periodically a shadow my hover over our lives, but don’t allow it to shut out or hide the beauty beneath.” Francine Gassette “Nothing good comes from hiding in the shadows” ― David A. Broughton This photo of the Grand Canyon was taken a few years ago.  It wasn’t until I downloaded it, […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: MONUMENT

April 12, 2014

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS I have posted a number of memorials and monuments in the past on this blog. I search my archives and found these photos of Christopher Columbus’ Monument located on the North Side of Pittsburgh. When I was in elementary school our teacher taught us the below poem to remember the history of Columbus. […]

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: PATTERNS

April 11, 2014

ZEBRA BACK INSIDE DOME OF THE CAPITAL WASHINGTON, D.C. BOTTOM OF ROCK POOL CEILING CONCERT HALL I leave you with the patterns of dancing waters that I filmed in Station Square of Pittsburgh, a few years ago. DANCING WATERS Take a visit over to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge for more patterns. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

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